Top Parkersburg Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Parkersburg, West Virginia, serving 3,143 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 21:1.

Top Parkersburg, WV Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Mountain State College
    Private, for profit
    1508 Spring St
    Parkersburg WV  26101
    (304)485-5487

    158 students
  • 300 Campus Drive
    Parkersburg WV  26104
    (304)424-8000

    2,985 students
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